20th Century French Louis XV Carved Leather Top Marquetry & Bronze Bureau Plat
Created in Italy circa 2000 by Josephine Homes, this elegant antique desk stands on cabriole legs decorated with bronze figural ormulu mounts at the shoulders and ending with sabots over the feet. The writing table features five serpentine freeze drawers across the front, and three masked drawers to the back. Each drawer is decorated with geometric marquetry motifs, intricate bronze handles and bronze filets around each drawer. The desk is further embellished with a scalloped apron all around and bombe sides decorated with geometric marquetry motifs. The cartouche shaped top mounted with bronze decor around the edges, is dressed with an inset red leather surface and embossed gilt motifs around the perimeter. The bureau plat is in excellent condition with a rich walnut patina and dressed with exquisite patinated ormulu embellishments. Place this desk in the center of an office or study for the ultimate classy French look! Josephine Homes was founded in 2002 by husband and wife duo Rafat and Natalie Shaheen in an attempt to preserve historical techniques of the master artisans and make authentic; the company features hand-crafted quality Italian furniture and accessories. Josephine Homes’ Italian artisans, architects and decorators have designed a prestigious style, recognized throughout the world for unparalleled quality with luxury that also has practical purpose. Their partners and craftsmen are at the top of their field, virtuosos of fine woodworking, inlays, marbles, frescoes, upholstery, porcelain, and glass blowing. The original purchase price was over $30,000. Measures: 69″ W x 30″ D x 32″ H.
|Dimensions||30" W x 69" D x 32" H|